Research shows that if your web pages take longer than 5 seconds to load, you lose 50% of your viewers and sales. As a UNIX admin often end users and web developers complain about website loading speed and timings. Usually, there is nothing wrong with my servers or server farm. Fancy java script and images / flash makes site pretty slow. These tools are useful to debug performance problems for sys admins, developers and end users. Here are six tools that can analyzes web pages and tells you why they are slow. Use the following tools to:
- Make your site faster.
- Debug site problem, especially client side and server side stuff.
- Better user experience.
- Improve the web.
Wordpress 2.7 promises to add threaded comments support along with lots of new features. Checkout Ryan’s blog post about all upcoming features.
I told many of my friends that the world is not going to end as scientists attempt to discover more about the origins of the Universe by recreating the aftermath of the Big Bang :)
A list of open source project run and controlled by women in various organizations around the world.
Anyone else finding Amazon unavailable? If anything can go wrong, it will.
This site details about how to use Nokia Series 60 phone under Linux systems. It also details what applications put on them. The site is quite informative and I’m able to play with my nokia. It covers the following topics for Nokia N95,Nokia 6630,Nokia 6600 and phones:
=> Configuration Details
=> Communicating with it via Linux
=> BlueTooth Applications & Uses
=> TCP/IP over BlueTooth
=> Software on it
=> Games on it
=> Writing For It
=> File Formats etc
Read more @ Nick’s Adventures with Series 60 Phones and Linux
I’d like to wish all of our readers around the world and India, a safe and happy holiday season. Wishing each one of you a very happy and prosperous Diwali. Hope the light of this festive period shines in all of your life :)
I’m quite busy with decorating homes with lights, fireworks, distributing sweets and gifts. I’ll be out of the office spending time with friends and family until Monday, Nov- 13th, you can expect slightly longer comment approval and posting from me.